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xQc puts a stop to DayZ stream sniper with brutal 1v1 battle

Published: 21/Jan/2020 0:14

by Andrew Amos

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Felix ‘xQc’ Lengyel crossed paths with a stream sniper in DayZ, and while the two were slowly becoming acquainted with each other, their friendship ended as abruptly as it started with a fierce 1v1 fistfight.

Stream snipers are a common experience for the world’s best in streaming. From Ninja to Tfue, Shroud to Summit, almost every major streamer has had an encounter or few with a sniper, or possibly even been one themselves.

It can be a frustrating experience. They often get in the way of them just enjoying the game, and while there’s more protection for streamers through in-game anonymizers, there are some games where getting sniped is inevitable.

xQc playing DayZ on Twitch stream
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xQc’s recent encounter with a stream sniper in DayZ ended in fisticuffs.

That’s what happened to xQc on his return to DayZ on stream on January 19, where he met a stream sniper randomly during his scavenging session. While he was initially surprised to meet someone, he quickly deduced that he was a sniper.

“I feel like you’re a sniper,” he said, about five minutes after encountering the random player. “I feel like you snipe a lot of times, I recognize your voice,” he said.

The duo then spent the next ten minutes firing shots back and forth, with xQc asking whether the sniper “has school today.” The subtle hints to tell the sniper to stop trailing him weren’t working, and xQc was starting to get annoyed at not knowing who was following him.

“Wait wait wait, what’s your name, Tarkov guy,” the streamer asked, thinking he had put the dots together. While the sniper denied being the person constantly shutting xQc down in Escape from Tarkov, he has said that they’ve met before, and that he gifted the streamer a backpack.

After 15 minutes, the pair had enough, with the sniper challenging the streamer to an abrupt duel. “1v1 me b*tch! I’m going to win,” he yelled, charging towards xQc with the element of surprise.

However, xQc had the advantage. With a horde of zombies swarming the sniper, he was quickly taken down, allowing the streamer to run away victorious over his sniper. “Die p*ssy b*tch sucker! Eat him alive,” he screamed in glory.

After getting his revenge on the sniper, xQc headed off to play an old classic of his – Overwatch. While it’s a bit harder to get stream sniped in the Blizzard team-based FPS title, he would still get his fair share of fanboying teammates to play with.

Streamers don’t usually come out on top of their pesky snipers, but xQc made sure to teach this long-time fan a lesson in DayZ. If they ever cross paths again, both parties better be ready for another duel to the death.

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Streamer goes viral for calling out “disrespectful” Among Us players

Published: 4/Dec/2020 16:53

by Michael Gwilliam

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YouTuber and Twitch streamer Julien ‘julien’ Solomita has gone viral for a clip in which he called out Among Us players who are disrespectful towards others in-game.

In the viral clip, which has been viewed over 350,000 times since being uploaded to Twitter on December 4, Julien blasted people who infect his lobbies with negativity or make others feel “unsafe.”

“When I make these lobbies, when I go around and hit up some of my friends, and often times some of my friends’ friends to play Among Us with me, I have one thing in mind: that everyone I’m inviting gets to have fun,” the streamer began his rant.

“Gets to feel welcome. Gets to feel safe. Gets the exact opportunity as everyone else to be listened to. And gets to go home at the end of the night and say that had a good night of gaming,” he continued.

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Among Us has become one of the most popular online games.

According to Julien, this mantra should be enforced for new people. “I’ve met more people in the streaming world playing Among Us than I’ve ever met, by far, than any other game,” he explained. “So, when new people are in my lobbies, I try to go extra to out of my way to make those people feel like they’re welcome and they get to have fun.”

Communication can be key in Among Us, so it makes sense that anyone who plays would want to be able to speak freely and not be spoken over. As such, when players aren’t able to get a word in, the experience can be ruined.

This is why the streamer has “zero tolerance” for the “normalization” of disrespecting people in video games.

“Among Us is a game and it’s for fun. It’s not so boys can talk over women. It’s not to make new people in the group feel small or unwelcome. It’s not to win in every game at all costs,” he continued to rant. “It’s a game and it’s for everybody to enjoy.”

He went on to reach out to players who may have been disrespected in online games and hoped that they never experienced that again. “I don’t want anyone here to get the idea that it’s even close to normal for that to be how you feel when you play a video game. That’s not normal. It’s f**king weird, it’s wrong.”

A lot of people have taken Solomita’s message to heart and voiced their agreement in the replies. Hopefully, his words have a lasting effect on players feeling a bit out of touch in online games such as Among Us.